Patrick Mahomes had a rough night in the Chiefs' season-opening loss to the Lions. He threw for 226 yards and 2 touchdowns, but he also threw 1 interception.
Mahomes completed 60% of his passes for the game. He had his best quarter in the second quarter, when he completed 71% of his passes.
Mahomes averaged 6.7 yards per attempt for the game. He had his best quarter in the fourth quarter, when he averaged 9.2 yards per attempt.
Mahomes' stats were comparable to those of other quarterbacks in the game. He threw for more yards than Justin Fields and Jared Goff, but he had fewer touchdowns than both quarterbacks.
There were a few reasons why Mahomes struggled last night. The Chiefs' offensive line had trouble protecting him, and he was also missing his top two receivers, Travis Kelce and JuJu Smith-Schuster.